Here are some more shots from the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards dinner, which was held Wednesday evening at the Bangor Civic Center. (I apologize for not including a photo of former State Sen. Richard Rosen with his Bunyan for winning the Catherine Lebowitz Award for Public Service.)
Hamming it up before the show: From the left, Yellow Breen, executive vice president at Bangor Savings Bank; Ric Tyler, MC for the evening; and Tony Caruso, director of the Bangor International Airport.
Peter Vigue (left), CEO of Cianbro and winner of the 2013 Norbert X. Dowd award, the Bangor chamber’s lifetime achievement award, stands with John Porter, president of the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce.
More than 800 people packed into the Bangor Civic Center for the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards dinner.
Drew Scroggins, son of Josh Scroggins, director of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals of EMHS, holds the organization’s award for Nonprofit of the Year.
The tables were well decorated. The planning and presentation that went into entertaining and feeding more than 800 people was immense.
Stephen Rich, CEO of WBRC Architects/Engineers, speaks after the business received the Business of the Year Award.
Peter Vigue, CEO of Cianbro, speaks after receiving the Norbert X. Dowd Award.
“I’ve always wanted a Bunyan,” Andrew Hamilton (left), an attorney at Eaton Peabody, said after receiving the Arthur A. Comstock Professional Service Award. Here he is with Greg Dufour, CEO of Camden National Bank, which sponsored the award.
“It’s a night we’ll never forget,” said Larry Geaghan (left), one of the owners of Geaghan’s Pub & Craft Brewery, winner of the Bion & Dorain Foster Entrepreneurship Award. Here he stands with Susan Hunter, provost at the University of Maine, the award’s sponsor.
Kathy Bernier (left), executive director of the Hammond Street Senior Center, winner of the Community Service Award, stands with Tony Caruso, director of the Bangor International Airport, the award’s sponsor.